Definitions for "Anchor"
Anchor text is the visible text in a hyperlink.
From Web Characterization Terminology & Definitions Sheet ( 1999-05-24) An area within a resource that can be the source or destination of zero, one or more links. An anchor may refer to the whole resource, particular parts of the resource, or to particular manifestations of the resource.
To fix text or a graphic in an absolute position on the page.
Keywords:  climber, checkers, belay, piton, cliff
A device by which grating is attached to its support.
The point at which a rope is fixed at a belay or for a top-rope. Or as a verb, to fix the rope or the climber fast at a belay or top-rope site. "You can anchor at those two bolts over there," or "I lowered off the fixed anchor at the anchor at the top of the first pitch."
The assembly used to assist in tying a trailer or modular to the ground in conjunction with cables or straps, split bolts or turnbuckles. Two types of anchors are rock anchors, utilizing two crossed rods or a split plate or helix type that is screwed into the ground.
A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.
Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.
A heavy object attached to a boat and cast overboard to keep the boat in place and from floating away.
A specific stimulus such as a word, image or touch that through the rule of association evokes a particular mental, emotional, and/or physiological state.
A cue or trigger that elicits a response, similar to the stimulus-response of classical conditioning.
Any stimulus that is associated with a specific response. Anchors can happen naturally. They can also be set up intentionally for example, ringing a bell to get a group's attention or using a particular place to stand for taking questions.
Keywords:  lineup, blackjack, dealer, last, seat
The player sitting to the dealer's right thus he receives his cards last.
Last player in a lineup for team competition.
(1) The last bowler in a team's lineup. Usually, this is the bowler who performs best in a pressure situation, not necessarily the highest average bowler. Also can mean (2) an individual who is the worst performing individual on the team, as in "This guy is so bad, he's holding us down like an anchor."
Keywords:  bowstring, archer, arrow, bow, drawn
The position were the hand that draws the bow string is positioned when at full draw.
This is the position that bow is pulled to, to shoot the arrow.
The point on the face where the archer holds the fingers at full draw.
Keywords:  fasten, masonry, trusses, joists, bolt
To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.
Any device that secures one object to another and does not give way, as well as the process of installing those devices. In signmaking, this term refers particularly to the fasteners that are used to secure awnings and fascia signs to facades. See also J-bolt.
A heavy metal device, fastened to a chain or line, that holds a vessel in place.
an instantaneous, conditioned, subconscious response you have to certain events
a subconscious connection that sets in motion all conditions necessary to put you in the zone, ready to crush the ball with power and confidence
a subconscious connection that sets in motion all conditions necessary to put you in the zone, ready to tap into the power within and build confidence
That which keeps a rider from riding/training to the extent he/she would like, such as a spouse or child. Usually said in an endearing way.
An anchor shows that you'll soon find an answer to a problem. An issue that has been causing you anxiety will soon be over. Friends will be very willing and co-operative.
your child, or children (anchors) that keep(s) you from riding. "Wait till you anchors grow up, you'll have road rash for breakfast and prunes for dinner!" To be used as an endearing, not demeaning, phrase.
a bookmark in your genealogy
a bookmark, which allows you to quickly reference records anywhere in OneGreatFamily
A bookmarked place within a Web page that takes viewers to a defined destination in a page, rather than simply the beginning of the page.
Keywords:  tether, retrofit, mems, kit, factory
A common short alternative for anchorage; often used to refer specifically to the hardware installed at the anchorage, either factory-installed or in a retrofit shoulder-belt or tether kit.
A point at which part of a MEMS device is secured to the substrate to prevent part from moving etc. (see also Tether)
a buyer or lessee strategically located in a real estate development or property in order to enhance or bring attention to or increase traffic at property; for example. an anchor tenant in a retail development. definition of anchor defined anchor tenant defined definition of anchor tenants defined anchors defined
A business, usually a department store, that is particularly important to a shopping center because it attracts a great deal of traffic.
is the term used to describe retail operators considered to be the principal attraction or focus of a shopping centre or mixed-use property. Anchor tenants can be tenants within the property itself or occupy land adjacent to the property. Major department stores, junior, promotional or discount department stores and food supermarkets are typical anchor tenants.
An emblem of hope.
Early Christians used the anchor as a disguised cross, and as a marker to guide the way to secret meeting places. A Christian symbol of hope, it is found as funerary symbolism in the art of the catacombs. Often set amongst rocks. It can also be an occupational symbol in sea-faring areas or the attribute of Saint Nicholas, patron saint of seamen, symbolized hope and steadfastness. An anchor with a broken chain stands for the cessation of life.........
a marker for a particular experience, such as a relaxed state
Keywords:  achorman
an achorman, anchorwoman, or anchorperson.
One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.
A stump or tree to which the end of the skyline cable in a cable yarding system is affixed.
general marching term. This refers to the person on the end who provides an "anchor in space" for the rest of the line. In parade, this is done by both sides of the line or rank, but more particularly by the person on the right. In field work, done by the people on the very ends of the row, and by the people on either side of the 50-yard line. See also: guide right.
The regexp metacharacters `^' and `$', which force the match to the beginning or end of the string, respectively.
To stop; to fix or rest.
fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
a workaround, not a fix
Anchor is the debut album of Trespassers William, released in 1999 on Sonikwire Records. The album is long out of print, but has found new life on i Tunes, due to their exposure by being soundtracked on The O.C. and One Tree Hill. While no songs from Anchor are on either show, fans of their sound have sought out previous releases.
Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on which we place dependence for safety.
a central cohesive source of support and stability; "faith is his anchor"; "the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money"; "he is the linchpin of this firm"
a noise, gesture or touch that is given with a positive or flattering statement to the prospect
a representation--either internal as with a picture or feeling, or external as with a touch or sound--that triggers (elicits) another such representation
a sound, a touch, a taste, or something that you see which causes you to behave in a particular way
a forged piece of iron, admirably adapted to its end, and technical language is an instrument wrought into perfection by ages of experience, a flawless thing for its purpose
a feature of AI philosophy that reflects the fact that the programmers themselves may not understand their own tangled goal system
a systemic feature that enables an AI to absorb the programmer's philosophy, even if the programmer, who is not self-modifying, lacks a complete awareness of the factors involved in any given decision
Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.
Parts Anchor Ball Parts
Using pre-set measure values so that different analyses produce directly comparable results.
the process of using anchor values to insure that different analyses produce directly comparable results.
DIRECTIONAL. A directional or sliding anchor, is one which is designed to absorb loading in one direction while permitting motion in another. It may be either a main or intermediate anchor, depending upon the application involved. When designed for this purpose, a directional anchor may also function as a pipe alignment guide. In the design of a directional anchor, an effort should be made to minimize the friction between its moving or sliding parts, since this will reduce the loading on the piping and equipment and insure proper functioning of the anchor.
A pipe support used to restrict the pipe movement at a particular location.
A structure that reacts pressure thrust and spring forces produced by expansion joints in piping systems generally referred to as a Main Anchor or an Intermediate Anchor.
Keywords:  autopush, ioctl, flag, pop, locking
A STREAMS locking mechanism that prevents the removal of STREAMS modules with the I_POP ioctl. Anchors are placed on STREAMS modules by adding the [anchor] flag to autopush configuration files or by directly calling the I_ANCHOR ioctl.
a pointer, an unambiguous reference to external reality, which enables the AI to learn, by examination of the humans, about a portion of the shaper content that the humans themselves are fuzzy about
Keywords:  tie, npc, adjoining, sort, pcs
A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.
a special sort of NPC, one who has a strong tie to two or more PCs
Keywords:  asca, swimmer, coaches, relay, swim
The final swimmer in a relay. ASCA - American Swim Coaches Association. The professional organization for swim coaches that certify coaches.
The anchor, sometimes referred to as Swiss anchor helps perform the final part of the mechanical process in a mechanical watch in order to divide the seconds and provide accurate timekeeping. Moving side to side, the anchor allows the final wheel (escape wheel) to rotate one cog at a time. This process produces the ticking sound of a mechanical watch.
A steel stud, mounted on the backing plate. The anchor keeps the brake shoes centered and from turning with the drum. Coefficient of Friction - A relative measurement of friction between two surfaces in contact with each other.
The setting of hand brakes on non-moving cars.
Keywords:  ship, captain, pallet, clocks, cast
To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.
To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.
Type of pallet used in escapements of clocks & watches shaped like a ship's anchor.
Keywords:  translight, disable, drive
To disable the translight drive.
Keywords:  entomb, buried, guy, dead, concrete
The buried concrete block that secures the guy cable sometimes called The Dead Man because the buried cross member is of size and shape to entomb a body.
A tag in HTML that marks the start and end of the object to be retrieved by the browser from a server.
Marks the start of a selection See also: cursor  selection
a property that can be used to mark a node for future reference
a list of one or more grove nodes
an indicator which can be used to color a node giving it an sequential numeric digit for an identifier
A constraint mechanism used to manage what happens to a widget when its parent is expanded or contracted. For example, a pane that's anchored to the sides of a window expands or contracts as the window's size is changed.
Keywords:  rigid, cast, device, metal, safety
an essential safety device
Metal device used for securing cast stone to a rigid structure.
Metal device used for securing units to a rigid structure.
Use for the newscaster who is in overall control of the presentation of a news or current affairs program. See also "Reporter."
Keywords:  baltimore, vessel, stage, floor, secure
a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
secure a vessel with an anchor; "We anchored at Baltimore"
To secure a set piece to the stage floor.
Keywords:  reminds, dream, consciously, don't, few
an action you take that reminds you to consciously do so
Economise on things you don't really need for a few months if you dream of an anchor.
a tension support, which limits movement from subsequent excavation by providing a pre-loaded condition to the underlying ground
Keywords:  studio, sports, scene, focus, weather
the person who provides the studio focus for the news but calls upon others for weather, sports, local and on-the-scene reports
The strongest, most effective medication in an HIV drug combination.
a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
Keywords:  mind, perfect, thoughts, mental, series
a series of thoughts or actions that will pull the mind back to perfect mental position
a component used as visual guides for manipulating the dimensions of other components
a process whereby one can re-create a previous emotional state by repeating a process associated with that state
Keywords:  mass, lead
a mass of lead
the member of a news team who coordinates the reports
Keywords:  match, tree, pattern, elements, source
a pattern that only a specific element in the source tree matches (if any elements at all match)
Keywords:  pattern, see
See Pattern Anchor.
An anchoret.